Friday, December 12, 2008

NSWMA Like Obama´s Choices for EPA

Dec. 12 -- A trade group representing the solid waste management industry is pleased with President-elect Barack Obama´s choices of Lisa Jackson to lead the federal Environmental Protection Agency and Steven Chu as energy secretary.

"Like most of Mr. Obama´s other nominees, the people chosen to head these important agencies have extensive knowledge and experience of the challenges this country faces, and we look forward to working closely with them," said Bruce Parker, president and CEO of the National Solid Wastes Management Association.

"We have great confidence in the selection of Lisa Jackson to EPA administrator, and we look forward to working with her to achieve our nation´s environmental goals," Parker said.


Source: Dec. 12, 2008